Raj is a mechanical engineer with over 25 years of experience in the design, construction, and maintenance of HVAC, plumbing, industrial process, and fire protection systems. He provides investigations, reports, and testimony in matters involving personal injury or economic loss as they relate to building systems.
The last 22 years of Raj’s professional career were spent working for an MEP design and engineering consulting firm in the northeast, where he ultimately served as the Director of MEP Engineering. He was responsible for the design engineering, energy analysis, and project management of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, lighting, and fire protection systems, with consideration for all applicable local, international, and ASHRAE codes and regulations. His projects spanned from conceptual to completion stage covering institutional, commercial, industrial, federal/government, and pharmaceutical facilities, for organizations such as Pfizer, the New York City Housing Authority, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Prudential Financial.
Notably, Raj spent five years stationed at the Pfizer Pearl River facility as a technical department consultant, where he wrote Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Preventive Maintenance Orders (PMO), and trained the user group. These procedures for critical maintenance were designed to meet both manufacturer recommendations and system-specific best practices.
Raj is registered as a Professional Engineer in multiple states and holds the LEED AP BD+C credential. He earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune, India.